Hamilton Young. 1858–98, US chemist, who devised the Castner process for extracting sodium from sodium hydroxide
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How to use Castner in a sentence
And all of them, in Castner's telling, are entitled to nominate themselves as protectors of society.
Castner acknowledges that, in the end, he reasoned his way to the right answer: no gun in the minivan.
Brian Castner spent eight years defusing bombs—but he's emphatic that he's no hero.
Castner told Donvan that when he first joined the military he had wanted to work as an astronaut.
Mr. Castner seems justified in his claim to produce sodium at a shilling per pound in large quantities.
From actual results a like amount of fuel will produce over three tons of sodium by Mr. Castner's process.
Castner ran a hand through his thick shock of dark hair and looked away from the scoffer.The City of Numbered Days | Francis Lynde
Castner accepted the implied challenge soberly, and together they ascended to Brouillard's offices.The City of Numbered Days | Francis Lynde
The way to get cheaper aluminum was, it seemed, to get cheaper sodium and Hamilton Young Castner set himself at this problem.Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson